kakorama: a ride into the past


November 19th, 1945...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Chickery Chick"
by Sammy Kaye

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Sergei Prokofiev

(TIME Cover: November the 19th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 19th of November:

1464 - Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (d. 1526)
1600 - King Charles I of England (d. 1649)
1805 - Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat and Suez Canal engineer (d. 1894)
1875 - Mikhail I. Kalinin, President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (d. 1946)
1917 - Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (d. 1984)
1942 - Calvin Klein, American clothing designer
1957 - Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (d. 2000)
1961 - Meg Ryan, American actres
1962 - Jodie Foster, American actress
1997 - McCaughey septuplets, World's first surviving set of septuplets

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945

Sir Alexander Fleming

with Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Howard Walter Florey, for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases

United Kingdom
London University - London, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1945

The Lost Weekend
directed by Billy Wilder
with Ray Milland (Don Birnam)

Designed in 1945

The Silver Streak Iron
by Designer unknown


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